Volume 47, Issue 1, 2016
MiIlieu, Embodiment, and Cultural Studies of Science
Comment on Rom Harre’s the Social Ingredients in All Ways of Acquiring Reliable Knowledge
The article discusses the concept of milieu in its connection with a problem of embodiment as it is today posed in the cultural studies of science. It is pointed out that if we take the embodied milieu as a precondition and result of our theoretical and practical activities, then it challenges the traditional sense of the word «social and, accordingly, the basic purposes of a social philosophy of science.